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January 25, 2018

Museum of the Inquisition| MJBI Partners are Making Jewish History in Brazil

The infamous Inquisition against Jews began with their expulsion from Spain in 1492, and soon followed to Portugal in 1496. Discovered during the Inquisition, Brazil became a “Red Sea” for…

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Latin America, ¡Aquí Venimos!

On September 10, 2017, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boarded a plane at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport to embark on a 10-day tour that no other Israeli Prime Minister…

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Welcome Tara Kieschnick!

With great excitement, I want to introduce you to Tara Kieschnick. Tara and her husband, Norris, have been faithful MJBI volunteers, supporters and part-time staff for many years now. We…

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January 22, 2018

Museums of the Holocaust

A Look at Three of the Most Significant Around the World

Since spring is the season of Yom Hashoah, it is arguably the best time to visit one of the world’s many Holocaust memorial museums.  This is especially true if you…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Travis Snow Read more ›
January 14, 2018

An Entire City Rejoices!

My family and I once spent a year in Israel, arriving at our Jerusalem residence in late October. On our first day in the Eternal City, we enjoyed meandering around the…

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January 2, 2018

The Biblical Tradition of Counting the Omer

Have you ever counted the days till an event you’re excited about? Time can go so slowly when you’re watching it. They say “a watched pot never boils” meaning that…

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December 28, 2017

A Big Year-End Update About Poland

We are launching an historic new program in Warsaw, Poland.
We need your partnership!

Shalom friends! With great excitement, I want to share with you the miraculous opportunity that has opened to MJBI this past year in Warsaw, Poland. Please take a moment to…

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December 14, 2017

3 Remarkable Opportunities for 2018

God has given us a unique vision, and we cannot
accomplish this without your help.

Shalom Friends, The year 2017 is winding to a close, and we are so grateful for your support to advance our ministry to the Jewish people all over the world!…

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December 13, 2017

From Our Family to Yours

I often feel that I end a specific calendar year with the thought, “That was the best year I’ve ever had!” Maybe this is a product of my unyielding optimism,…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Nic Lesmeister, President & CEO Read more ›
December 7, 2017

A Prayerful Celebration

Thoughts on the Impact of President Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem and Our Responsibility as Believers

The social and media world has exploded with reaction to President Trump’s announcement that the United States would (finally!) recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Many are lauding his…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›

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